The curious case of missing Indian clerics in Pakistan has taken another twist as BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has come out and said that he has independent information that Indian clerics who went missing in Pakistan were working against the country. He has asked not to believe any reports suggesting that these two clerics were working for RAW. This statement has come just hours after both the clerics of Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah who had gone missing in Pakistan have returned safely to India.
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Both the clerics were taken in custody by Pakistan’s intelligence agency and alleged them for having links with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). The clerics were identified as Syed Asif Nizami and his nephew Nazim Nizami. They met the Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj earlier in the day. She had posted a tweet about it which read as, “I just spoke to Syed Nazim Ali Nizami in Karachi. He told me that they are safe and will be back in Delhi tomorrow.” Nazim Nizami, who is one of the Sufi clerics said there is a newspaper Ummat (in Pakistan) which has printed false statements (of the two clerics being RAW spies) and photos.
After meeting Sushma Swaraj, Nazim Nizami said that he is ready to go back to Pakistan without any fear. “Main Pakistan phir jaaunga, phir paigaam-e-mohabbat le kar jaaunga aur danke ki chot jaaunga,” he told the reports. The two clerics – Syed Asif Nizami, the head priest (Sajjadanashin) of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, and his nephew Nazim Ali Nizami, had gone to Lahore on March 8 and were to return to India on March 20. The main purpose of the visit of 80-year-old Asif to Pakistan was to see his sister in Karachi.